Where is the Empire State Building?
- By Janet Pascal
- Paperback: 112 pages
- Ages: 10-12 years
- Grades: 3-7
New York City boasts one of the most famous skylines in the world, and the Empire State Building is undeniably the focal point of this incredible view. Building the 102-story structure was no small feat. In fact, its construction coincided with the onset of the Great Depression, and progress met numerous setbacks. Still, because of the efficiency that went into the building's development, it only took a year and 45 days to complete. In this informative, easy-to-read account, Janet B. Pascal describes the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, the intricacies of the groundbreaking construction process, and the effect the iconic Empire State Building continues to have.